Ankle Bone is Broken Overview
Another name for Ankle Bone is Broken is Ankle Fracture.
What is an ankle fracture?
A person with an ankle fracture has a break in one of the bones that make up the ankle joint. The three bones that make up the ankle joint are the tibia and fibula in the leg and the talus in the foot.
What are the symptoms of an ankle fracture?
Common symptoms of an ankle fracture include ankle pain, ankle swelling, ankle tenderness, and ankle joint deformity.
How does the doctor treat an ankle fracture?
Most ankle fractures can be treated with a leg cast. A small number of the more severe ankle fractures will require surgery.
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